Global Politics

The Impact of New Sanctions on Iran

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The IAEA (Photo: BBC)

As concerns over Iran's nuclear ambitions continue to rise, the US and other European countries are contemplating new sanctions against Tehran's oil sector.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

What impact will new sanctions have on the country and can Iran's threats about blocking the strait of Hormuz be taken seriously?

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Iran expert Dr. Trita Parsi.

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